Coleman

Bernard J. Coleman

First Sergeant/Sergeant Major

Born: 20 May 1922, Boston, MA
Education: High School Graduate
Entered Marine Corps: 29 August 1939, NAS Squantum, Quincy, MA

Service #: 278092

Summary: Assigned acting-First Sergeant when VMF-112 first formed at NAS North Island in San Diego, CA. Following second combat tour at Guadalcanal, took remainder of the squadron back to Santa Barbara for reforming (1943). Transferred to group headquarters as Adjutant after selection to grade of Warrant Officer. Served additional tours in Phillipines and China. Discharged from active duty in 1949. Military awards include: Good Conduct Medal and Presidential Unit Citation. Following military service employed with Univac until retirement in 1986.

Current Address:
CWO Bernard J. Coleman, USMCR
sgtmaj22@verizon.net

Wife:

Lorraine (Walsh) Coleman

Sons:

Dr. Daniel E. Coleman
Dr. John B.Coleman 
Stephen F. Coleman

Daughters:

Suzanne M. Coleman 
Marian C. Jeffries
Ellen M. Bradley 
Jacqueline M. Sointu